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Tuition and Fees

JD students must complete 85 credits in order to graduate. All first year law students are required to take 30 credits. Most upperclass law students take 27 credits in their second and third year. Tuition costs can be estimated by multiplying the per credit tuition amount by the number of credits being taken.

Tuition and Fees for the 2014-2015 Academic School Year:

Programs Tuition
per credit hour
General Fee
per term
JD Degree $1,354.00 $420.00
LLM Degree $1,354.00 $420.00
Master of Legal Studies $1,120.00 $180.00

Tuition Refund and Credit Policy

Students who withdraw from a course for the semester are subject to the University's tuition refund policy for “WITHDRAWAL FROM A COURSE(S) FOR STUDENTS BILLED BY CREDIT HOUR”

Please note that for first-year students, the first week of the Fall Semester is Orientation week, and the first week of Spring Semester is the Intro to Interviewing, Negotiation & Counseling (INC) class. For all other students, it is the first week of classes.

Students who were awarded financial aid should meet with the Assistant Director of Financial Aid to discuss the financial implications of withdrawal. Questions about the refund policy linked above should be directed to the Bursar’s Office.

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